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How To Stop Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Stop Emotional Eating.

Stop Emotional Eating Before It Starts

Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion...  Read more

De-Stress in 3 Minutes or Less

What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an...  Read more

Take Action Against Emotional Eating

HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem Your reaction: Tell me something I don’t know… By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a...  Read more

Tame the Emotional Eating Beast for Good

When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

So every time I eat an avacado, I go over on my fa
Updated 3/31/2015 9:46:28 PM

So every time I eat an avacado, I go over on my fat limit....should I compensate for it or not be concerned because they are (healthy fats)...  Read more

Snack attack!! Ate almost 3/4 of a bag of Trader J
Updated 3/31/2015 10:12:45 PM

Snack attack!! Ate almost 3/4 of a bag of Trader Joes cheese puffs tonight, just like the couch potato I used to be!!!! I am angry and ashamed that Icouldn't stop myself. I did run 4 1/4 miles earlier today so that's a wash. Still disappointed....  Read more

Protein shakes.I have a really hard time eating br
Updated 3/30/2015 11:22:39 PM

Protein shakes.I have a really hard time eating breakfast before/after I workout. Slimfast, special k..etc. If I drink in morning I don't feel sick, my stomach can't handle to much to early. Any suggestions?...  Read more

To satisfy my nightly sweet tooth i eat a luna pro
Updated 4/1/2015 10:25:38 AM

To satisfy my nightly sweet tooth i eat a luna protein bar. What do you snack on?...  Read more

I agree with everyone else! Try eating at least 1

I agree with everyone else! Try eating at least 1200 calories and see what happens. The same thing happened to me when I started exercising, so I went up on my calories and the weight started coming off! Good luck!...  Read more

Is it Real Hunger?

Next time you crave something, stop and ask yourself: Is it real hunger or is it emotional hunger?? If you haven't eaten in 3 or 4 hours, it's probably hunger, but if you are stressed, upset, even happy about something--it's probably emotional hunger...  Read more

24 hour rule

If I want to eat something that is not a part of my plan, I wait 24 hours. If I still want it, I allow/plan for it in the next day's meal plan. Usually, by the next day, I've forgotten about it but if not I can still have it (planned) the next day....  Read more


A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

7 Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Oz

We recently sat in on a conference call with health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, who shared with us some great tips on staying healthy throughout the holiday season. "The stress in holidays a lot more sophisticated and complex, with visiting relatives… and...  Read more

A Simple Tip to Take Control of Mindless Eating

One of the 7 Secrets to a Strong Start is to focus on developing healthy habits, not losing weight. One habit that many people struggle with is mindless eating. The 10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle Mind Over Body plan can help you with t...  Read more

How do I stop emotional eating?

"The moment you are ready to quit is usually the moment when the miracle happens" I read this today in a spark blog and it made me think. Do I consider weight loss a miracle? Responsibility and consistency you would think would make weig...  Read more

How do you stop emotional eating?

The following are posts that I put up on the SparkPeople Café that some how made it to the Message Board Hot Topics top 5 list. And, Sparkers have been leaving all kinds of helpful posts about their experiences with emotional eating. Thanks everyone...  Read more